Computer Science Schools
In Columbia, South Carolina

The city of Columbia has only one school where computer science faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in computer science in the city of Columbia, which encompasses computer science training at the computer science bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Computer Science Employment

Columbia 1,290
South Carolina 13,960

Of the 3,650 computer science professionals employed in South Carolina, 1,290 work in Columbia. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of computer science professionals in Columbia has shrunk by 65%. Overall employment in Columbia has increased.

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Computer Science employment growth

13,260 13,500 15,270 14,130 3,650
3,660 3,570 4,290 4,270 1,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Computer Science VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$56,416 $59,584 $61,422 $61,698 $70,777
$35,040 $36,880 $38,180 $39,020 $40,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Science in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

As the number of computer science professionals in Columbia has shrunk, salaries for computer science professionals have increased. Columbia computer science professionals made $70,777 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for computer science professionals in Columbia was $56,416 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of computer science professionals in Columbia is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in Columbia

10th percentile
$43,320
25th percentile
$56,030
50th percentile
$69,413
75th percentile
$84,990
90th percentile
$102,027

Computer science professionals make a median salary of $69,413 per year in Columbia. The 10% of computer science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $43,320 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $102,027 per year.

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in Columbia

Computer Programming
$65,080
Computer Science
$70,777
Computer Engineering
$74,085
Information Technology
$86,690
Information Systems
$100,900

Columbia computer science professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Computer Science schools in Columbia

1

Many of Columbia's computer science professionals are graduates of the only accredited computer science school in the city.

Computer Science Programs Offered In Columbia

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in computer science offered by Columbia's computer science school.

Student Completed Computer Science Degrees In Columbia

associate
0
bachelor
10
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total10

In 2010 approximately 10 students completed computer science courses.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in Columbia, South Carolina

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